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Healthy Holiday Eating

Although the holidays are a fun-filled, happy season, they are also associated with inevitable stress, parties, and copious amounts of cookies and candies. Many people fear added weight gain, but studies show that average American weight gain is only about… Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Sleepy Syndrome

Every year over Thanksgiving we over eat and typically fall asleep early from being overfull, unless you are out shopping at 6pm to get your hands on a good deal. So what is it about Thanksgiving food that makes us… Continue Reading →

American Diabetes Month

Diabetes affects 9.4% of Americans. Each year, 1.5 million more Americans are diagnosed with diabetes. Know and understand what diabetes is, how to detect diabetes early to reduce future complications, and how to prevent Type 2 diabetes. Most Common Types… Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Awareness Month

October kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month which focuses on eating a plant-based diet. There are different variations of vegetarians but each level of vegetarianism removes meat from their diet. The levels of vegetarianism are as follows: Flexitarian/Semi-Vegetarian Individuals who eat… Continue Reading →

Learn More About Pumpkins!

Pumpkin Wellness Blog Post We all know that fall is the season for pumpkins and every food or drink has a pumpkin theme. But did you know of all of the health benefits that comes with the delicious taste of… Continue Reading →

Celiac Disease Awareness Day

(Light Green is the color for Celiac Disease) Friday September 13 is a day set aside to bring awareness to Celiac Disease. Eating gluten free products and paying close attention to labels is important when you have Celiac Disease because… Continue Reading →

September Wellness | Fruits & Veggies | More Matters Month

Fruits & Veggies | More Matters Month September is Fruit and Vegetable month! A great way to celebrate this month is to learn the facts and reflect upon our own habits. Nationally, only 1 in 10 adults meet the federal… Continue Reading →

What’s New In Dining Fall 2019

Updated Dining Website There are a lot of dining updates for the fall 2019 semester. A’viands has developed a new website that will help inform students about upcoming events and provide wellness information in regards to the dining program. There are… Continue Reading →

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